Fash Bashes

IW Marks Jewelers celebrated 40 years in business, naturally marking the occasion with a party bedazzled with rubies, the traditional 40th anniversary gift. Models donned gowns in deep reds, and even the bubbly took on a red tone! ... Artist Hanh Tran and Donae Chramosta (aka the Vintage Contessa) launched their new collab, featuring handpainted designer handbags and accessories, at Baccarat. ... And shoppers perused the pop-up Maison-de-Mode.com boutique before a seated dinner at the Galleria’s Fig & Olive.


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